WaterSafe is helping to pull the plug on water wastage by encouraging homeowners to potentially save thousands of litres of water a year by fixing leaky taps.
Ignoring the drip, drip, drip of a leaky tap could be wasting up to a 5,500 litres of water a year – and adding to water bills – warns the UK body for approved plumbers.
With much of the UK facing significant water shortages by 2050, the national campaign highlights simple changes everyone can make to save water.
WaterSafe is supporting ‘Tap Thursday’ to highlight how everyone can make simple adjustments at home to not only save water, but money and energy too if households are on a water meter.
WaterSafe’s top five ‘tap tips’ are:
For more tips on keeping your water safe, read the WaterSafe checklist below.
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